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Campsite vs. Camp

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Campsitenoun

A place where a tent may be or is pitched.

Campnoun

An outdoor place acting as temporary accommodation in tents or other temporary structures.

Campsitenoun

a site where people on holiday can pitch a tent

Campnoun

An organised event, often taking place in tents or temporary accommodation.

Campsite

A campsite or camping pitch is a place used for overnight stay in an outdoor area. In UK English, a campsite is an area, usually divided into a number of pitches, where people can camp overnight using tents, campervans or caravans; this UK English use of the word is synonymous with the US English expression campground.

Campnoun

A base of a military group, not necessarily temporary.

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Campnoun

A single hut or shelter.

‘a hunter's camp’;

Campnoun

The company or body of persons encamped.

Campnoun

A group of people with the same strong ideals or political leanings.

Campnoun

(uncommon) Campus

Campnoun

(informal) A summer camp.

Campnoun

(agriculture) A mound of earth in which potatoes and other vegetables are stored for protection against frost; called also burrow and pie.

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Campnoun

(obsolete) Conflict; battle.

Campnoun

An ancient game of football, played in some parts of England.

Campnoun

An affected, exaggerated or intentionally tasteless style.

Campverb

To live in a tent or similar temporary accommodation.

‘We're planning to camp in the field until Sunday.’;

Campverb

To set up a camp.

Campverb

(transitive) To afford rest or lodging for.

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Campverb

(video games) To stay in an advantageous location in a video game, such as next to a power-up's spawning point or in order to guard an area.

‘The easiest way to win on this map is to camp the double damage.’; ‘Go and camp the flag for the win.’;

Campverb

To fight; contend in battle or in any kind of contest; to strive with others in doing anything; compete.

Campverb

To wrangle; argue.

Campadjective

Theatrical; making exaggerated gestures.

Campadjective

Ostentatiously effeminate.

Campadjective

Intentionally tasteless or vulgar, self-parodying.

Campnoun

The ground or spot on which tents, huts, etc., are erected for shelter, as for an army or for lumbermen, etc.

Campnoun

A collection of tents, huts, etc., for shelter, commonly arranged in an orderly manner.

‘Forming a camp in the neighborhood of Boston.’;

Campnoun

A single hut or shelter; as, a hunter's camp.

Campnoun

The company or body of persons encamped, as of soldiers, of surveyors, of lumbermen, etc.

‘The camp broke up with the confusion of a flight.’;

Campnoun

A mound of earth in which potatoes and other vegetables are stored for protection against frost; - called also burrow and pie.

Campnoun

An ancient game of football, played in some parts of England.

Campverb

To afford rest or lodging for, as an army or travelers.

‘Had our great palace the capacityTo camp this host, we all would sup together.’;

Campverb

To pitch or prepare a camp; to encamp; to lodge in a camp; - often with out.

‘They camped out at night, under the stars.’;

Campverb

To play the game called camp.

Campnoun

temporary living quarters specially built by the army for soldiers;

‘wherever he went in the camp the men were grumbling’;

Campnoun

a group of people living together in a camp;

‘the whole camp laughed at his mistake’;

Campnoun

temporary lodgings in the country for travelers or vacationers;

‘level ground is best for parking and camp areas’;

Campnoun

an exclusive circle of people with a common purpose

Campnoun

a prison for forced laborers;

‘China has many work camps for political prisoners’;

Campnoun

something that is considered amusing not because of its originality but because of its unoriginality;

‘the livingroom was pure camp’;

Campnoun

shelter for persons displaced by war or political oppression or for religious beliefs

Campnoun

a site where care and activities are provided for children during the summer months;

‘city kids get to see the country at a summer camp’;

Campverb

live in or as if in a tent;

‘Can we go camping again this summer?’; ‘The circus tented near the town’; ‘The houseguests had to camp in the living room’;

Campverb

establish or set up a camp

Campverb

give an artificially banal or sexual quality to

Campadjective

providing sophisticated amusement by virtue of having artificially (and vulgarly) mannered or banal or sentimental qualities;

‘they played up the silliness of their roles for camp effect’; ‘campy Hollywood musicals of the 1940's’;

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